This time BMW comes with something brand-new. The carmaker claims it is the cleanest 5-Series ever and out performs its closest rivals by 10 percent when it comes to mpg. The 520d EfficientDynamics sedan achieves 62.8 mpg and emits 119g/km of CO2 emissions.
The ECO-PRO Mode allows economical and comfortable driving at low speeds by adjusting the engine mapping, throttle sensitivity, automatic gearshift points, climate control and heated seats.
The BMW 520d Efficient Dynamics Edition will get a new four-cylinder diesel engine with BMW TwinPower Turbo technology. This 2.0-litre all-aluminium unit features Variable Twin Turbo two-stage turbocharging and common-rail diesel injection with piezoelectric injectors.
The new model offers a 10 kW power increase over the previous model, developing 160 kW/218 hp at 4 ,400 rpm. Peak torque of 450 Newton metres (332 lb-ft) is now available between 1,500 and 2,500 rpm.
In this car will feel some extra agility and sprinting power. This is reflected in a further improvement in 0-100 km/h (62 mph) acceleration times, which now stand at 7.0 seconds for the Sedan and 7.2 seconds for the Touring model.
Top speeds are 243 km/h (150.9 mph) (automatic: 239 km/h / 148.5 mph) for the new BMW 525d Sedan and 236 km/h (146.6 mph) (automatic: 233 km/h / 144.8 mph) for the BMW 525d Touring.
Average fuel consumption (as per EU test cycle, depending on tyre format) is 5.0 – 5.3 l/100 km (51.4 – 53.3 mpg imp) (automatic: 4.8 – 5.0 litres / 56.5 – 58.8 mpg imp) for the Sedan and 5.3 –5.5 litres (51.4 – 53.3 mpg imp) (automatic: 5.1 – 5.4 litres / 52.3 – 55.4 mpg imp) for the Touring model – a 20 per cent reduction over the previous models.
The new model goes on sale in September priced from £30,435 and will be available only in Europe for the moment.
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